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Brain Injury

Brain injury is one of the most devastating types of personal injury. It is almost always a life-changing injury that you must learn to live with and work around in your daily life. At Penner Law Firm in Connecticut, our head injury lawyers know the difficulties you will be dealing with. We are committed to helping victims recover the compensation you need to rebuild your life.

Causes of Brain Injury

Brain injuries often occur because of a jolt to the head, usually because of an auto accident or a fall. Medical malpractice can also result in a brain injury because of oxygen deprivation during a procedure.

Although the brain floats in fluid inside your skull, it can be easily damaged when it collides violently with the inside of your skull, similar to shaking an egg inside its shell. This occurs often in car accidents because your body and your brain continue to move forward even as the car stops suddenly. This throws the brain against one side of the skull and then the other as it rebounds. The delicate tissue of your brain is easily injured by these violent forces.

Diagnosing the extent of your traumatic brain injury requires a comprehensive look at your brain injury symptoms, like memory loss and personality changes. Your doctor may perform neuropsychological testing and brain imaging tests to determine the proper course of treatment for your brain injury.

Experienced Head Injury Lawyers

Because trauma to the brain can occur in different ways and to many different degrees, brain injury cases are complicated to prove. They require expert analysis and testimony to prove your case and your entitlement to compensation. It's important to have an experienced head injury lawyer on your side.

At Penner Law Firm, our head injury lawyers understand what it takes to prove how seriously you are injured and how much compensation you need to restore your quality of life as close to your pre-accident life as possible. We will pursue your case relentlessly to get the settlement or verdict that you deserve.

If you or a loved one is suffering with a brain injury because of someone else's carelessness, please call 203-878-1254X or contact Penner Law Firm today for your free consultation with an experienced Connecticut head injury lawyer.